Dr. John Sims, MD

Dr. John Sims, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 44
Dr. John Sims, MD is a cardiology specialist in Tyler, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio in 2001 and specializes in cardiology.

703 S Fleishel Ave Ste 4000

Tyler, TX 75701

Contact Information

(903) 606-1721

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Healthcare USA
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sims performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cardioversion, Elective
very high
more than 99% of peers
Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Sims's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease


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22  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sims has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sims' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sims to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Sims' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

The best doctor in the Mother Francis System. He's hardworking, caring and willing to go the extra mile for his patients. My family has received excellent care from him and his staff.
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Dr Sims was just wonderful. He explained everything, carefully but casually, so that we could understand. He made himself and his staff available 24/7. We wouldn't use anyone else as,
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This is the SECOND time I have entered my review. Evently the first is not acceptable for their standards. I would not recommend Dr Sims to anyone. For over a year (3 visits) Dr Sims spent > 5 minutes with me, paid little attention to the distress I was in. 2 of the 3 visits I never saw Dr Sims,...more
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